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TEDxTampaBay- James Tokley - 02/12/10

The City of Tampas first official Poet Laureate, James E. Tokley Sr., has also been cited by former National Urban League president, John E. Jacob, as the Poet Laureate of the National Urban League. Tokleys epic poem Genesis was introduced at the 1992 National Urban League Conference held in San Diego, and was adapted for cinema. Tokleys poem The Pursuit has been adapted for cinema, featuring the poet-actor, among others, and has won critical praise throughout the nation. About TEDx, x=independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self- organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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